About Us

Authors Ronald Linson and Deidre J Owen have been working together since 2018, and have enjoyed collaborating on a number of projects. With future collaborations in the works and big plans for some large-scale projects, they have partnered together to create a small, independent publisher called Mannison Press.

Ronald Linson

Co-founder and editor at Mannison Press, LLC

Operating under the pen name Ronald Linson, Morgan Schafer was born and raised in western Connecticut. He now lives in New York City working as a freelance editor. Morgan writes primarily science fiction, fantasy, and horror, but has been known to dabble in other genres as well. Current projects include a young adult fantasy and a children’s series.

In November 2017, he won first place in the On the Premises Mini-Short Story Contest #35. Many of his short stories and poems can be found for free online.

Deidre J Owen

Co-founder and designer at Mannison Press, LLC

Deidre J Owen was born in Lexington, Kentucky, but aside from a stint in the Canadian Maritimes as a young adult, she has spent a majority of her time in the Tampa Bay area in Florida.

A versatile writer, Deidre has taken delight in exploring many different genres including contemporary fiction, speculative fiction, children’s books, Christian themes, humor, and even horror. She enjoys the occasional collaboration with other writers and illustrates all her own work.

She is currently loving life with her husband in Lithia, Florida, as a writer and stay-at-home mother to the couple’s young daughter.